About the Author

DSC_7364bwMelissa Harrison is a freelance writer and occasional photographer who lives in South London. She won the John Muir Trust’s ‘Wild Writing’ Award in 2010 and was a Writer In Residence at Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden, in January 2014. She contributes to The Times‘ weekly Nature Notebook column, reviews books for the Weekend FT and Slightly Foxed, and blogs about urban wildlife at www.talesofthecity.co.uk.

Melissa’s second novel At Hawthorn Time is out now, published by Bloomsbury. She is represented by Jenny Hewson at Rogers, Coleridge & White.

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